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A volunteer Board of Directors comprised of community leaders governs the Foundation. We select members based on their dedication to higher education and their commitment to strengthening the mission of Century College.

2017-2018 Board of Directors

Kate Christopher, President, Artist; Richard Brainerd, Vice President, HR Consultant & Mahtomedi City Council; Mike Bromelkamp, Treasurer, CPA, MBA, CIA Olsen & Thielen & Co., Ltd.; Rebecca Shavlik, Secretary, Executive Director of Shavlik Family Foundation
Jill Greenhalgh*, Executive Director of Century College Foundation; Peter Cordon, retired Business Management Consultant; Kay Baker, Retired Community Relations Director, HealthEast; Ling Becker, Executive Director of Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation; Karen Kepple, Attorney at Law, Education Law; Shari Wilson, Director of Marketing for the White Bear Chamber; Greg Mueller, H.B. Fuller-Director, Global SAP; John Channon, Focal Point Coach; Rick Lucio, CEO/Principal Hallberg Engineering, Inc.; Melissa Martyr-Wagner, NewStudio Architecture, Director of Operations; Laura Keithahn, Operations Executive of St John's Hospital; Mary MacCarthy, Consultant at Competitive Simulations, INC.; Michele Jersak, Faculty, Century College

Not pictured: Steve Ritt-North Star Bank, Vice President


Members Emeriti

  • Don Craighead, DHC Enterprises, Inc.
  • Gerri Hilgers, Retired, Hilgers Law Office
  • Terry Pratt, Retired, North Star Bank
  • Conrad Solberg, Forest Products Supply Co.

2017-18 Board of Directors Meeting Schedule

Meeting times (unless otherwise noted): 8:30 - 10:30 am

  • Thursday, September 14, E2555
  • Thursday, November 9, E2555
  • Thursday, January 11, E2555
  • Thursday, March 8, E2555
  • Thursday, May 24 Annual Board Meeting at Dellwood Country Club
    • 3 - 7 pm

2017-18 Finance & Executive Committee Meeting Schedule

Meeting times: Finance 8 am, Executive 9 am

  • Thursday, August 3
  • Thursday, October 12
  • Thursday, December 14
  • Thursday, March 8
  • Thursday, May 10